ERS202H5 • Dynamic Earth

Description

An introduction to geological time and the dynamic evolution of the surface of the Earth. Lectures discuss the processes involved in the deformation of Earth's crust including mechanical principals, stress, and strain. Particular focus on the structure of rocks. Practical exercises focus on the geometry of rock units and determining the geological history of an area from information presented in geological maps, cross sections, and stereographic projections.

Prerequisites
ERS201H5 or permission of instructor
Exclusions
Distribution Requirement
Science
Total Instructional Hours
24L/36P
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
Earth Science